Paid for by Conan Smith for Washtenaw County Commission  |  234 8th Street  |  Ann Arbor, MI  48103  |  Gratitudes and Disclaimers

Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Conan believes in the protection of equal rights and public benefits regardless of the color of one's skin, religious beliefs, whom one loves, or how one identifies. 

​PUTTING OUR VALUES INTO ACTION

  • Wrote the first policy in the state of Michigan for Religious Accommodation for Public Pools, which honors Muslims and Hasidic Jews' personal commitments to modesty without sacrificing their access to public facilities.
     

  • Created Washtenaw County’s strategy for supporting immigrants in face of the Trump administration attacks. Under this bill, no resident of Washtenaw County is denied services based on citizenship. Putting $75,000 per year is set aside to provide legal support for families impacted by federal immigration actions.
     

  • Introduced policy that allowed the clerk to provide free marriage licenses to LGBTQ+ couples when Michigan’s marriage ban was enjoined